University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Development Policy and Management

Research activities include research into major issues of development policy and practice including: poverty alleviation; regulation and competition policy; development finance; human resource development; information systems; public sector reform; institutional change; economic and social development; impact assessment and sustainable development; resource management; sustainable livelihoods; and the environment.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent; students whose 1st language is not English require a score of IELTS 7.0, with a minimum writing score of 7.0, or TOEFL 600 paper-based or 250 computer-based, with a minimum written score of 5.0.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,700 per Academic year (home fees) 36 months
PhD Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

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